Offsite Construction 101
Date(s): November 2022
Time: 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Duration: Two four-hour sessions
Format: (Virtual) Instructor-led Live Course
Member Price: $700.00
Non-Member Price: $910.00
Who Should Attend: Contractors, Project Managers, Project Coordinators, Consultants, Engineers, Architects and Public and Private Owners.
Overview: Off-site construction is growing in popularity as the benefits of off-site methodologies are being realized by industry experts. These benefits, including shortened schedule, reduced material waste, safer work environment and increased productivity have been shown in a variety of sectors, and will help solve some of the crises being faced in the construction industry.
With a new project delivery model, comes new processes for procurement, design, project management and project handover. We have partnered withThe University of New Brunswick (UNB) Off-site Construction Research Centre (OCRC) to delvier a course that focuses on an introduction to off-site construction and include case studies from industry experts from across the country to ensure attendees are equipped with leading knowledge and best practices to improve their skills in the delivery of off-site construction projects. Some takeaways for course attendees include: i) history and types of off-site construction, ii) barriers to off-site construction, iii) design for manufacturing, logistics and assembly, the digital tools available for this, and how these differ from traditional ‘stick-built’ construction, and iv) differences in procurement and project management processes for off-site construction projects.
Facilitator(s): Dr. Zhen Lei, PhD, P. Eng. Assistant Professor, UNB Civil Engineering & Brandon Searle, P. Eng., M. Eng. Director, Innovation and Operations, UNB OCRC